Perm University Herald. Juridical Sciences. 2018. Issue 2 (40)

Title: INSTITUTION OF CUMULATIVE VOTING IN RUSSIAN LAW
Authors:

A. V. Gabov, The Institute of Legislation and Comparative Law under the Government of the Russian Federation

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Articles of «Scopus» & «Web of Science»:       10.17072/1995-4190-2017-38-385-399 
Requisites: Gabov A. V. Institut kumulyativnogo golosovaniya v rossiyskom prave [Institution of Cumulative Voting in Russian Law]. Vestnik Permskogo Universiteta. Juridicheskie Nauki – Perm University Herald. Juridical Sciences. 2018. Issue 40. Pp. 186–224. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.17072/1995-4190-2018-40-186-224
DOI: 10.17072/1995-4190-2018-40-186-224
Annotation:

Introduction: cumulative voting is mostly associated with the legislation on joint-stock companies. Initially, cumulative voting appeared in our law for electing some management bodies in joint-stock companies. However, the scope of its application has currently expanded. It is used for the formation of certain bodies of limited liability companies and also to govern the meeting of creditors in insolvency. Meanwhile, the bulk of studies on cumulative voting (which are actually not that big in number) still focus on the problems of such voting in joint-stock companies. The use of cumulative voting in other organizational structures requires a more thorough approach and broader view of this institution. Methods: general scientific methods (dialectic, analysis and synthesis, abstraction and concretization) and specific scientific ones (comparative legal, technical legal, legal dogmatic). Results: the article analyzes the history of the institution, the purpose of cumulative voting, the main problems associated with using this type of voting.

Keywords: cumulative voting; corporation; board of directors; joint-stock company; limited liability company; bankruptcy; corporate governance; meeting of creditors; voting bulletin
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